India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in the Himalayas

NEW DELHI, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along their disputed border there as Beijing ramps up military infrastructure in the region. At least 24 soldiers were killed when the armies of the Asian … Read more

British regional airline Flybe ceases trading, cancels all flights

Collapse for the second time in three years 276 employees laid off by administrators About 75,000 customers had future bookings Hurt by delayed aircraft delivery Rivals see increasing demand LONDON, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – British regional airline Flybe on Saturday suspended operations for the second time in three years, canceling all flights and laying off … Read more

Pro-Western retired general Pavel wins Czech presidential election

Pavel wins in an overwhelming vote over ex-prime minister Babis Pavel gives clear support to Ukraine, West Promises to end the divisions of Babis, the incumbent Zeman Turnout in the presidential election was record high PRAGUE, January 28 (Reuters) – Former army chief and senior NATO official Petr Pavel won presidential elections in the Czech … Read more

Wall Street ends higher, posts weekly gains as Fed meeting looms

PCE: Inflation Cools With Consumer Spending American Express, Visa move higher on strong demand Chevron falls after missing earnings estimates Indexes up: Dow 0.08%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.95% NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Wall Street moved ahead on Friday, marking the end of a rocky week in which economic data and corporate earnings expectations … Read more

War in Ukraine: Fighting in the East and North escalates after tank pledges

Ukraine says it needs more weapons, calls for sanctions Western allies this week agreed to supply tanks Russia says US president holds key to ending fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday battled Russian forces attempting to breach its lines in the east and northeast, and artillery bombardments increased after Western … Read more

EV maker Lucid rises on report Saudi PIF to buy remaining stake

27 Jan. (Reuters) – Shares of Lucid Group (LCID.O) rose 43% on Friday, a drop in earnings after doubling market speculation that the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) was looking to buy out the electric vehicle maker. The speculation stemmed from an “uncooked” warning attributed to deals website Betaville, which used the term for … Read more

Israel attacks Gaza as the conflict flares up after clashes in the West Bank

Rockets from Gaza caused alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border fire followed Israeli incursion into the West Bank Israeli raid killed at least nine Palestinians Violence in the West Bank has exploded in the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets hit Gaza on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets fired by … Read more

Japan tightens Russian sanctions after deadly missile attacks in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following the latest spate of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to a list of export bans and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile strikes into Ukraine that killed at least 11 people on … Read more

India’s Adani Begins Record Share Selling as Short Seller Causes $44 Billion Loss

MUMBAI, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Shares of India’s Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) fell 15% on Friday as a damning report from a US short seller sparked defeat among the conglomerate’s listed companies, casting doubt on how investors will responding to the company’s record $2.45 billion in secondary sales. Seven publicly traded companies of the Adani conglomerate … Read more

Israeli forces kill 7 Palestinian gunmen, 2 civilians in Jenin clash, Palestinians say

JENIN, West Bank, Jan. 26 (Reuters) – Israeli commandos killed seven gunmen and two civilians in an attack on a flashpoint town in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, sparking fears of further flare-ups after the largest single death toll in years of fighting. The Palestinian Authority said it is ending security … Read more